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Fabulous Foyers

You always want what you don’t have.  Stinks, huh? I think that’s why I often daydream about deep foyers and mudrooms.  I love my house. but those are two things that our floor plan is lacking. You might recall that we have a perfectly lovely entryway that looks like this:



But because our front door opens right against a straight wall there is no room for a bench or chair for shoelace tying.  I love the molding that we added (click here for the DIY) and the grey blue paint against some of Floyd’s black and white photos, but I still think there are ways I can take it to the next level.  Perhaps a carpet runner with some pattern? Or a thin lucite console table that wouldn’t take up much space? What do  you think?

While I start hunting for the perfect accessories I will be daydreaming of deep foyers and a place to set my keys!

Foyer Collage

(photos via here, here, here and here)

Do you have a foyer or the same design issue as me?  Anyone else out there found a way to jazz up a flat wall?  Do share!


p.s. Have you linked up your styles posts to Monday Mingle yet? We’re giving away a gorgeous set of bangles this week!

  • Krysten

    I like the idea of adding a thin console table, that would look great!

    May 8, 2013 at 9:48 am Reply
  • Couture Carrie

    These are all so gorgeous!
    Fabulous post!


    May 8, 2013 at 1:18 pm Reply
  • Meg

    oooh you know i want a foyer for sure. i love that red bench photo makes for a gorgeous entry way

    May 8, 2013 at 2:37 pm Reply

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